Elder Care Management Concentration

The concentration in Elder Care Management studies the many effects of aging, today's public policies regarding elder care, and the various housing and care options available to older adults. Students graduate with a Master of Science in Management, an understanding of this growing population, and the skills and knowledge necessary to take on various positions in the elder care industry, such as an elder care manager or supervisor. Gerontology courses cover the broad range of the physiological, psychological, and social effects of aging, such as alternative modes of senior care, aging demographic trends, issues related to housing, and long-term elder care options. Management courses focus on business processes, financial management, and organizational behavior and theory.